Bears re-sign Idonije

The Chicago Bears are re-signing veteran defensive lineman Israel Idonije, the team announced.

Idonije played for the Detroit Lions last season with 11 tackles and a half-sack.

When he played for the Bears from 2010 and 2012, Indonije had 149 tackles, 20 1/2 sacks and five forced fumbles.

Indonije, 33, is regarded highly for his savvy and ability to line up at both defensive end and defensive tackle.

The 6-foot-6, 275-pounder has 289 career tackles, 29 sacks and six forced fumbles.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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